New Delhi: BJP, the ruling party at the Centre, has started preparing for the upcoming assembly elections. The assembly elections are scheduled to be held in Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra by the end of this year. The BJP is the CM in these states. BJP Executive Chairman Jaypee Nadda has summoned the CMs of these states to Delhi today on election preparations. Most of the eyes are on Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena's allies have been very tough. The Army wants its own CM there.
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The Maharashtra Assembly has 288 seats in which Shiv Sena claims half. But the BJP does not want to give more than 80 seats to its ally. According to a senior BJP leader, the party had shown its strength by getting 122 seats in the last assembly elections, away from the Shiv Sena. In the recent Lok Sabha elections also, the BJP got 23 seats. Shiv Sena also got the benefit of PM Modi's image. Meanwhile, the NS And several top Congress leaders are associated with the party. So, our strength in the State has increased tremendously.
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In such a situation, there is no question of equal seat sharing in the assembly elections. However, the party leadership has also directed the state unit to prepare for the re-election alone. In the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won 226 out of 288 seats in the state. The BJP had won 64 per cent of the seats. The party also got more than 4 per cent votes from Shiv Sena in the Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, the party's internal survey has revealed the fact that it will win a majority even if it is fighting on its own. So, the BJP is not ready for any compromise.
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